Global Patent Index - EP 0939251 A3

EP 0939251 A3 2000-02-02 - Shift-lever devices

Title (en)

Shift-lever devices

Title (de)

Schalthebel

Title (fr)

Levier de commande de changement de vitesse

Publication

EP 0939251 A3 (EN)

Application

EP 98123768 A

Priority

  • JP 4703598 A
  • JP 4703698 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0939251A2] A shift-lever device includes a position plate (17) integrated with a base plate (14) and formed with a detent groove (18), a shift lever (1) supported to the base plate to be swingable along the position plate and including a base (7) arranged adjacent to the position plate, and a compression rod (2) arranged through the shift lever to axially be movable by operation of a knob button (11). A detent protrusion (3) is arranged with the compression rod at a lower end to be engageable with the detent groove. A guide (7a) integrated with the base of the shift lever holds part of the detent protrusion longitudinally with respect to a vehicle body. <IMAGE>

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

F16H 59/10

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

F16H 59/10 (2006.01); F16H 61/22 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

F16H 59/10 (2013.01); F16H 61/22 (2013.01); F16H 2059/0282 (2013.01); Y10T 74/19688 (2013.01); Y10T 74/20702 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

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EPO simple patent family

EP 0939251 A2 19990901; EP 0939251 A3 20000202; EP 0939251 B1 20030502; DE 69814030 D1 20030605; DE 69814030 T2 20031127; US 6189398 B1 20010220

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